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11:18 AM  November 25, 2019

TPU introduce 11 countries’ HEIs to Tomsk and Russian higher education

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TOMSK, Nov 25 – RIA Tomsk. Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) to hold International Week in December – seminar for representatives of Asia and Europe universities, organized for them to get acquainted with higher education institutions of Tomsk and the Russian educational system, the head of TPU international programs and grants department Svetlana Rybushkina told RIA Tomsk.

According to her, the unofficial part of the International Week will begin on December 8 with tours across Tomsk. The business and science program starts on December 9 and runs through December 11th.

"For the first time in the history of TPU such an International Week is being held. This event is inter-university one, Tomsk universities are invited to it. At the moment we have 35 registered foreign guests (university community) from Europe and Asia – this is Belarus, Vietnam, Germany, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland , Portugal, Sweden, Kazakhstan, China, Turkmenistan", – Rybushkina said.

She specified that representatives of about 20 foreign universities will take part in the International Week. These are mainly universities with which TPU cooperates on various projects.

"But there are those with whom joint projects are just emerging. For example, Nova University of Lisbon (Portugal) arrives. In general, the goal of the International Week – is to establish contacts, exchange experience, but, first of all, this is Tomsk’s positioning as a scientific educational center, in which a large number of interesting projects are being conducted", – she emphasized.

Professor from the Netherlands tell Tomsk citizens about "smart" greenhouses

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"One of our new collaborations – is University of Wageningen (WUR, the Netherlands), – continues Rybushkina. – The director of one of our schools, Aleksey Yakovlev, participated in a fair in Helsinki where he met a professor in agriculture. This is a topic that TPU is involved in. – "smart greenhouses'. And within the framework of the International Week, WUR professor will give a lecture".

The interlocutor of the agency added that the lecture was supported by the Embassy of the Government of the Netherlands in Russia.

"Representatives of the Embassy will also come to Tomsk to celebrate the emerging cooperation. The lecture will be devoted to artificial lighting in greenhouses and growing plants in vertical greenhouses. WUR – is the leading university in the declared topic in the world. Our School of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies deals with the same topic", – Rybushkina said.

She specified that the lecture will be open to all comers. The organizers will inform about the time and venue later. But now it’s known that an online broadcast will also be organized.

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